Learn React.js: Hands-on Workshop
This lesson is an introduction to and basic overview of React, a trending and popular library made by Facebook.
ReactJS is a library that has become increasingly popular for its performance and its flexibility. If you’re looking to build an app that renders a lot of dynamic data quickly and also performs well on mobile, then you’d probably want to learn ReactJS!
This lesson will be taught by one of the members of our MakerSquare instruction team and will be a 3-hours workshop. After, we’ll share some exercises we designed to help you practice what you just learned.
After this lesson, you will walk away knowing what React is, how it’s different from other frameworks, how to create components, and how to communicate between components.
In order to maximize your growth from this lesson, make sure you’re familiar with some of these concepts:
- Basic familiarity with front end frameworks/web development
- Optional: familiarity with another modern front end framework such as Angular, Ember, Backbone
What to bring: Laptop and a positive mindset!
2:00 – 2:10: Meet and greet
2:10 – 3:00: Introduction to React / Q&A
3:00 – 4:00: React App walkthrough
4:00 – 5:00: Work on exercises